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Miniature bag-shaped jar

Ware type: red-brownware Vessel type: miniature bag-shaped jar Profile: Rim type: everted, flat Base: flat Surface Condition: white smudges; pinkish-orange slip; black speckled Vessel Condition: part of rim and upper body missing; almost complete Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 2120 A pit debris. 1933: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 9 cm (2 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1155.1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels